Odonates of Kerala

Globally there are 6256 species in 686 genera and 38 families of odonates are known so far (Schorr and Paulson, 2017). There are 488 species in 153 genera and 18 families exist in India (Subramanian and Babu, 2017). 193 species in 14 families and 83 genera are known from the Western Ghats (Subramanian et al., 2018). Of this, 165 species are reported from Kerala.

Dragonfly families

Damselfly families